Affidavit from William Niswanger, 14 November 1842 [State of Illinois v. Brown and Edwards]

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Before me Joseph Smith Mayor of of the City of personally came William Nisewanger [Niswanger] who being duly sworn according to law, deposeth & saith that on the 15 <14>th. Inst in the City of certain Cotton-wood Logs nine or Ten in number belonging to said deponent were taken from near Thompsons Lime-kiln willfully & maliciously as deponent believes & conveyed away feloniously and deponent verily believes that one James <Daniel> Brown of this did take said Logs & convey them away and one Thomas <S> Edwards <of said > he further believes was aiding & abetting in the removal of said Logs & further this deponent saith not.
William Niswanger
Sworn to & Subscribed before me in the <> aforesaid this 14th day of Nov A D. 1842.
Joseph Smith Mayor [p. [1]]
State of ) ss
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Before me Joseph Smith Mayor of of the City of personally came William Nisewanger [Niswanger] who being duly sworn according to law, deposeth & saith that on the 14th. Inst in the City of certain Cotton-wood Logs nine or Ten in number belonging to said deponent were taken from near Thompsons Lime-kiln willfully & maliciously as deponent believes & conveyed away feloniously and deponent verily believes that one Daniel Brown of this did take said Logs & convey them away and one Thomas S Edwards of said he further believes was aiding & abetting in the removal of said Logs & further this deponent saith not.
William Niswanger
Sworn to & Subscribed before me in the aforesaid this 14th day of Nov A D. 1842.
Joseph Smith Mayor [p. [1]]
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